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What does Von mean?

Von \von\ as a boys' name is pronounced von. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Von is "hope". Also a respelling of the Dutch-derived Van.


Variations

Von has 3 variants: Vondell, Vonn and Vontell.

For more on this name, see also related boy names Davon and Vaughn.

Von has 1 more alternative form via Van: Vann.


Popularity

Von is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1162 out of 1220, Top 95%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#55732 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Von for boys. Von entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #804 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Von name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Von outside U.S.

Davon, Van (#773 in 2014) and Vaughn (#938) are the popular varying forms of Von. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3255%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0723%, down 77.8%), with the versions Davon, Van and Vaughn becoming less fashionable. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Von and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Davon, Van, Vaughn, Von in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Von and related baby names outside U.S.


Similar Names

Von is alike in pronunciation to Vane and Vin. Other suggested similar baby names are Con, Don, Eon, Ion, Jon, Lon, Ron and Ton. These names tend to be less frequently used than Von.

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